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turning into negative campaigns. . . with a lot of mud slinging. unofficial votes from tuesday's election showed cedar falls board of education member jim brown beating crews by about 700 votes. however that was not a large enough margin to earn a majority of the votes. . .forcing brown and crews into a run off election. and you get negative campaigns. sometimes i don't that, so i said well i was already going to retire soon so the jobnd working on a smooth mentioned the learning curve will be vast. i mighh just have a different mind set through those learning curve discussions and i know we are going to have some discusions on goals. and to the city staff's credit, i was going to be involved in those anyways. potientially as mayor elect." although cruise is pulling out or the race and planning for the
transition has begun . .there will still be a vote on december first. coming up - - what election laws state must happen in this case. i'm working on those answers for six. we've got you covered live in the newsroom...jessica hartman kwwl news. crews says he plans to remain involved in the community mayor crews didn't consecutively serve tt last 30 years -- he served on and off over the last 44.... he's served successively as mayor of cedar falls since the year 2000. his current term ends on december 31st of this year... the cedar falls runoff isn't the only one set in the cedar valley for december first... waterloo candidates quentin hart anan jim hurley re the top twowo of five candidates in the crowded field... hurley - the former mayor of waterloo... and hart - the
current mayor pro tem... will face off to get the seat currently occupied by buck clark... clark is retiring at the end of the year. tracking storms... let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenbergg in the forecast center. frommthe kwwl stoomtrack 7 weather team. see the screen information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: we a chance of showers and storms along and ahead of the cold front until 11 pm for all of eastern iowa. some of the storms could have some gusty wind and some hail. rain amounts willlle less then 0.50" in most locations where rain falls. tonight will be cooler with a gusty northwest wind. highs friday will hover near 50 degrees with a nw wind at 10- 20 mph. saturday and sunday will be mostly sunny with highh
in continuing coverage... the murder trial continues for a man accused f killing his ex girlfriend as she was walking out of a grocery store nicholas leurkins is charged with first degree murder.... he's accused of stabbing and killing 29-year-old lynnsey donald - in front of her seven year old osn... donald was stabbed as she was walking ouu of the marion hy-vee kwwl's nikki newbrough was in court today.
the defense ccntinued to call witnesses today. they are trying to convince the jury luerkens wasn't himself when the incident happened. from familiy members to nurses with the abbe mental healtt center, they all indicicted luerkens wasn't himself. his sister saying she noticed he was very sad, depressed, and didn't want to talk. his brother says he was depressed after loosng his job at go-daddy. but it was when luerkens went to the linn county jail, he was then put on suicide watch. (mary coleman, rn)"because of the nature of the defendant's crime, the impuslivity of his actions, and also because he had harmed himself." other nurses with the abbe center say luerkins was then put on medicine to
the defense called their expert witness today, a parensic phycholigist. he said luerkens suffered from major depressent disorder during the offense on april 21st. we've got you covered live in cedar rapids nikki newbrough kwwll news. thanks nikki... a boy who went missing while staying with family in rockford is identified by chicago police as a boy whose body parts were found in a lagoon in september... authorities say the remains are those of two-year- old kyrian knox who went missing in mid-august. his mother, originally from cedar rapids,s,was in the prrcess of ving to chicago -- her son staying with her best friend's family in rockford. according to knox, the family agreed to keep her son for two weeks. police areretill trying to determine how the child got to chicago and how
no one is hurt after a minivan hits a firetruck - with lights and sirens goingg. cedar falls police say the driver of a miniman pulled out from a stop sign on west second street and hit the firetruck that was responding to a medical emergency... the minivan had to be towed from the scene -- the firetruck had about four thousand dollars in damage to the front end. the driver of the minivan was cited for failing to yield. homeless people in cedar rapqds are protesting after bfing kicked out of a city y ark where theyyad set up camp. the group held signs reading where do we go next? and later met with the mayor over the issue. kwwl's kristin rogee caught up with the grgrup as they were protesting. they were upset, telling me the park was their home
this is the park where the group was residing before being told tl leave. osborn park is a city park, therefore closes at 10pm. a series of complaints and a large bon fire led to them being kicked out. a fire they say w`s homeless) "that was to keep warm ttt night i belleve that wet, their blankets got wet, so how do you keep warm?" for hours they held signs and encouraged cars to honk for their cause many people stopped by to drop off food for them. the group, later meeting with the mayor who listened to their complaints. the mayor asking them about whether they were willing to work and if they wanted a more permenent solution than a camp. the group we'vegot you covered in cedar raps, kristin rogers ...kwwl news. we a a told the city is working to find a camp ground where this
group can stay for now, but that is still up in the air. the group claims they can't get jobs because they do not have i.d's or addresses. coming up... how many british tourists are stuck in egypt - after britains prime minister puts a bans on flights following a crash in the area... and... george hw bush is coming out against members of his son's presidential advisors that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm track 7 lii doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full forecast next. --------- --------- --------- --------- "now your storm track 7
in the upper 40s to mid 50s. we are tracking a cold front pushing trough the state this afternoon and evening. there is a chann of showers and storms alonon and ahead of the cold front until 11 pm for all of eastern iowa. some of the storms could have some gusty wind and some hail. rain amounts will be less then 0.50" highs friday will hover near 50 degrees with a nw wind at 10- 20 mph. saturday and sunday will
in the upper 40s to mid 50s. we are tracking a cold front pushing trough the state this afternoon aa evening. ththre is a chance of showers and storms along and ahead of the cold front until 11 pm for all of eastern iowa. some of the storms could have some gusty wind and some hail. rain amounts will be less then 0.50" in most locations where rain falls. tonight will be cooler with a gusty northwest wind. highs friday will hover near 50 degrees with a nw winn at 10- 20 mph. saturday and sunday will
in the upper 40s to mid 50s. though it doesn't feel like winter is coming anytime soon, it's winter weather awareness day... to keep yourself safe in winter driving condndtions, make re ou've got these things in your car in the event of an emergency: a cell phone, a charger. jumper cables... kitty litter or sand, to get unstuck from slick areas.. flares, hand warmers and a firstt aid kits... high calories snacks like nuts or jerky and extra winter clothing... also get your car a tune up - and make sure it's in proper working order for the winter months. coming up on the kwwl news at
fiveve. why theeforestry service wants wildfires to start being classified as natural disasters... how a worldwide shoe company is trying to help schools get rid native-american mascots... you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in donnan, dundee, dinsdale and all of eastern iowa --------- ---------
-------- could be targeting americans... this after u-s intel suggests a bomb planted by isis was what brought down a russian plane over egypt... at the scene of the crash, investigators are still looking for conclusive evidence that a bomb brought down the plane the attack may changes to american airports as officials sathis could be a wake up call "if in fact this is the case it would be the most significant attack against the aviation sector since 9/11." the british government continued the ban on u-k planes using that airport. 20 thousand british tourists are stranded 'til exppts can certify proper baggage handling and personnel screening at sharm
an officer, thought to be a hero, now expood as a moneyy laundering officer who staged an elaborate suicide... tonight we can tell you his wife and son are being investigated. joe gliniewicz's wife melodie and his son d.j. are now at the heart of the vestigation... though at this point they haven't been charged with any crime. officials said gliniewicz faked his own murder to help conceal "extensive criminal acts" athletic company adddas is trying to help schools get rid of native american mascots... the company announced they would give free disgen resources and finanacial assistance to schools gettrid of native ameriian influences in mascots, nicknames imagery or symbalism. in the united states more than 21 hundred schools using native american nicknames -- including several in eastern iowa. the united states forestry service is trying to get congress to reclassify wild fires as natural
the hearing comes after wildfires this year burned more than nine million acres of forest land, destroyed thooands of homes and businesses and killed 13 firefighters... the forestry service spends half it's budget... so about two billion dollars on fighting wildfires -- so if the classification changed, fema money would go to fighting wildfire.s george h-w bush is reportedly slamming his son's presidential administration in his new biography. the e st president i i apparently blasting his son's vice president, dick cheney, and his defense secretary donald rumsfeld. the new york times say those are comments bush 41 made in a biography should be published next week. still to come on the k-k--w-l news at five... a young boy who went missing 13 years ago is found safe -- how the now young man found out he wasn't and... iowa's fascinating tie to --------- --------- ---------
nasa scientists todinformation from their latest t mars probe.. scientists are beginning to understand why mars looks like it does -- it once looked like earth, but now it's barren and frozen... all the informamaion they attained ccmes from maven - the first space craft ever made to take measurements of the martian "the solar wind, this thin gas from the sun is starting to blow been doing it for billions of
the agency continues to planning a mission to mars -- announcing this week they have opened applications for this mission to mars has an interesting tie to iowa... one of the scientists who helped work on "maven" is an associate professor at the university of iowa... jasper haelkas was the principal investigator of the solar wind iowa analyzer instrument used on maven... a five year ld boy, reported mimiing from alabama in 2002, has been found safe... julian hernandez was five when his mother reported him missing -- now the 18-year-old is living in cleveland. police say his father waa suspected of taking him -- and the two were living under different names... julian realized his social security number didn't match hi name when he started applying for colleges.
first they ditch gmos... now panera is getting rid of cage free eggs... the bakery-cafe chain announcing today within five years theyll only use cage free eggs -- also saying all the pork they use is gestation crate- free, most of their beef is grass fed and all of the chicken and turkey used in their sandwiches and salads are raised without antibiotics. here's a live look at the hawkeye community college skycam -- you can seeome lightning off in the distance... storm track seven meteoroligst mark schnackenberg has a final look at your weather next. we'll be right back --------- ---------
one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to haveve15,000 kids with school choice in florida, he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to be vetoed. it didn't matter if you were a republican. it didn't matter if you were his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politician comes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change. but governor bush made a lot of,changes. he got the nickname veto corleone. if he saw something in the budget that he thought violated his conservative principles, you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. the message washington, d.c., is 'get ready...' because there will be change.